How to Stay Connected in a Virtual World

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly increased our reliance on virtual meeting software. Video conferencing giant Zoom saw daily users increase from 10 million (prior to the COVID-19 pandemic) to 300 million on April 21st, 2020. The use of virtual meeting software allows us to stay connected to one another no matter where we are, augmenting […]

Life Insurance Awareness Month

What is Life Insurance Awareness Month? Life Insurance Awareness Month was created by the non-profit organization, Life Happens, to remind Americans to add life insurance to their financial plans. Hundreds of financial professionals and industry groups across the country join this educational initiative yearly. This year’s theme, “Reality Check: The time for life insurance is […]

The Importance of a Having a Blog

Most business owners in this day and age understand how important an online presence is. Bill Gates said it best, “If your business is not on the internet, then your business will be out of business.” Of course, the first step in creating a strong online presence is through your website.  At DMI, we provide […]

4 Easy Ways to Stay Connected With Your Clients This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a well-deserved vacation. Although many summer vacations have morphed into staycations this year, most people are still taking time off to spend with their families. While people are taking a much-needed break from the stressors of life, it can make it a difficult time for financial professionals to […]

The Proliferation of Social Media – And How to Manage Your Risks

Social media compliance: these three words can strike fear into the heart of any insurance agent in the financial industry. At its most basic, social media compliance simply means following the rules when using social media to engage with the public. As technology continues to advance, social media platforms have become an integral part of […]

Social Media 101:  How to Make the Most out of Your Social Pages

Every day, more businesses are making social media a core part of their marketing strategy, and financial advisors and agents should be no exception. More than a billion people are currently active on Facebook and there has never been an easier way for brands to promote to such a large and concentrated group of people. […]